Welcome To

Shelby County Illinois Trails
History and Genealogy

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Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:

1821–1827
Fayette

1819–1821
Clark

1816–1819
Crawford

1815–1816
Edwards

1812–1815
Madison

1801–1812
St. Clair

1790–1801
Knox, Northwest Territory



Township Names:



Ash Grove

Big Spring

Clarksburg

Cold Spring

Dry Point

Flat Branch

Herrick

Holland

Lakewood

Moweaqua

Oconee

Okaw

Penn

Pickaway

Prairie

Richland

Ridge

Rose

Rural

Shelbyville

Sigel

Todds Point

Tower Hill

Windsor

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Shelby County was Established on January 23, 1827

Named for Isaac Shelby, a soldier of the Revolution and Indian wars, Governor of Kentucky from 1792 to 1796 and again from 1812 to 1816. He commanded the Kentucky troops in the battle of Thames in the War of 1812




Helpful Addresses

IRAD Depository
Booth Library
600 Lincoln Avenue
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL 61920
Telephone: (217) 581-6093

Shelby County Courthouse
301 E. Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565
Telephone:
County Clerk (217) 774-4421
Circuit Clerk (217) 774-4212
Recorder (217) 774-4421


Data Found Online Here

 The 1850 Mortality Schedule    


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